Famous Finery

While Charlotte jewelry designer Laura James says she's always dreamed big, she never imagined she would see her stylish necklaces dangling from celebrities' necks. Since launching the line in 2005, James's jewelry has been featured on the Today show, worn on the hit series Gossip Girl, and spotted on celebrities like Jessica Alba. "It's very surreal," says James, who started her creative business as a means of self-expression. "It's one thing to dream, and another when the line between dream and reality blurs." All jewelry available at laurajamesjewelry.com.

Star Necklace

As seen on Sorority Girl actress
Rumer Willis ...

Star necklace in
14-karat gold,
Rumer Willis

Coin Necklace
As seen on actress
Jessica Alba ...

necklace in
14-karat gold,
Jessica Alba

Coin Necklace
As seen on Gossip Girl actress
Jessica Szhor ...

Vintage jet cameo necklace in
14-karat gold,
Jessica Szhor



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